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Kansas advances anti-abortion measure on Roe anniversary

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans on Friday pushed a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the Kansas Constitution through the state House, a bitter reminder of election setbacks for abortion rights Democ...

Lawyer: New Kansas lawmaker reaches deal to end court order

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An incoming Kansas lawmaker who faced a possible attempt to oust him once he took office has reached a legal agreement with a woman who accused him of harassment to end an anti-sta...

New Kansas lawmaker under court order denied committee seats

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The top Democrat in the Kansas House has refused to give an incoming lawmaker any committee assignments over issues that include an anti-stalking court order filed against him afte...

GOP in ruby red Kansas stresses over costly Senate race

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Republicans who were desperate to have Kansas Congressman Roger Marshall as their candidate for an open Senate seat are finding the race to be anything but the sure thing they...

Democrat's praise of strict gun law roils Kansas Senate race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans on Sunday circulated a video of the Democrats' candidate for an open U.S. Senate seat in Kansas praising strict Australian gun laws that she said “took them all away” t...

Kansas candidate admitting abuse had liberal message, base

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 19-year-old Kansas House candidate who admitted to circulating revenge porn and abusing young girls online narrowly won his primary race this month with an appeal to young, liber...

Party disavows Kansas candidate who admitted to revenge porn

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Democratic Party on Wednesday declared that the 19-year-old nominee for a state House seat is “unfit” for office because of “alarming behavior” that includes admitting t...

Kansas candidate who admitted to revenge porn back in race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 19-year-old Kansas House candidate who admitted to engaging in revenge porn and harassing girls online has reversed his decision to abandon a campaign that has seen him disavowed...

Judge rejects Kansas Rep. Watkins' request to remove DA

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state court judge has rejected a freshman Kansas congressman's request to remove the Topeka area's prosecutor from a criminal election fraud case against him. A...

Kansas candidate admitting to revenge porn faces write-in

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A veteran Kansas House member said Monday that he'll run a write-in campaign this fall after a narrow primary loss to a 19-year-old candidate who has been disowned by some Democrat...

Kansas Democrats excited about ex-GOP lawmaker's Senate bid

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrats are pinning their unusually high hopes for winning a U.S. Senate seat in Kansas for the first time in almost 90 years on a retired doctor and former Republican who vexed ...

Kansas congressman forced to leave committees after charges

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A freshman Kansas congressman facing felony criminal charges over previously listing a UPS Inc. postal box as his residence on a state voter registration form has been forced to t...

Marshall struggles to unite GOP establishment in Kansas race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Roger Marshall represents western Kansas in a congressional district rich in GOP votes and donors that has given the state four U.S. senators over the past 50 years. He's armed wit...

Kansas GOP leader's Medicaid expansion move roils Statehouse

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Jim Denning once symbolized what for Medicaid expansion supporters was wrong with the Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature. Now, the Kansas Senate majority leader is an expansi...

Amid opioid, vaping suits, Kansas looks to curb local action

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Business groups and Kansas' Republican attorney general are pushing for a state law that could prevent cities, counties and local school districts from suing big corporations such ...